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Regenerative Medicine Today

The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine presents Regenerative Medicine Today. It is an audio podcast series that features interviews with scientists, clinicians, and patients. The series addresses emerging science and new therapies, where the primary strategy is to repair/replace tissue or organs that have been damaged by disease, trauma, or congenital issues vs. the classical approach that is used today to treat the symptoms of the insult to the body.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

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RMT Podcast #126 – Jeffrey Stern, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Jeffrey Stern, MD, PhD.  Dr. Stern is  co-founder, Board Chair, and Director of Translational Research at the Neural Stem Cell Institute (NSCI) in Albany, New York. Dr. Stern discusses his research at NSCI, focusing on the retina.

For more information about the Neural Stem Cell Institute, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #125 – Amy Nau, OD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Amy Nau, OD. Dr. Nau is  the Director of Optometric and Low Vision Services, UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Nau discusses her research focusing on the Brainport vision assist device.

For more information about Dr. Nau, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #124 – Jonathan Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACVS

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Jonathan Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACVS. Dr. Cheetham is a Research Scientist in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Large Animal Surgery, at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Cheetham discusses his research focusing on restoring function in the larynx, nasopharynx and trachea using tissue engineering, reinnervation and functional electrical stimulation techniques.

For more information about Dr. Cheetham, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #123 – Andrew Duncan, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Andrew Duncan, PhD. Dr. Duncan is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, Division of Experimental Pathology.  Dr. Duncan discusses his research in liver development, homeostasis, and regeneration.

For more information about Dr. Duncan, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #122 – Cedric Blanpain, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Cedric Blanpain, MD, PhD. Dr. Blanpain is full professor of Stem Cell and Development Biology and investigator of the WELBIO (Walloon Excellence in Life Science and Biotechnology) at the IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB.)  Dr. Blanpain discusses his research in regulating stem cell fate decision during tissue homeostasis and repair as well as the implication of stem cells during cancer initiation and growth.

For more information about Dr. Blanpain, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #121 – Ravi Bellamkonda, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Ravi V. Bellamkonda, PhD. Dr. Bellamkonda is the Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech, and he directs the Neurological Biomaterials and Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory. Dr. Bellamkonda discusses his research in cancer, wound healing, and nerve gap repair.

For more information about Dr. Bellamkonda, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:
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RMT Podcast #120 – Scott Nyberg, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Scott Nyberg, MD, PhD. Dr. Nyberg is a professor of surgery and the director of the Artificial Liver Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Nyberg discusses his research in the treatment of liver failure and liver disease.

For more information about Dr. Nyberg, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #119 – Geoff Gurtner, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Geoff Gurtner, MD. Dr. Gurtner is a professor of surgery in the division of plastic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Gurtner discusses his research in scar mitigation and wound healing.

For more information about Dr. Gurtner, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #118 – Stephen Badylak DVM, PhD, MD and Sgt. Ronald Strang

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes back Stephen F. Badylak DVM, PhD, MD, and also welcomes former marine Sgt. Ronald Strang. Dr. Badylak is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, a deputy director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (MIRM), and Director of the Center for Pre-Clinical Tissue Engineering within the Institute. Dr. Badylak discusses an upcoming clinical trial involving muscle loss due to severe trauma. Sgt. Strang relates his experience as a recipient of the novel therapy.

For more information about Dr. Badylak, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #117 – Michel Modo, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Michel Modo, PhD. Dr. Modo is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Michel Modo discusses his research in neuroimaging and stem cell therapy in relation to strokes.

For more information about Dr. Modo, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #116 – Yoram Vodovotz, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Yoram Vodovotz, PhD. Dr. Vodovotz is the Director of the Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling. He is also a Professor of Surgery, Immunology, Computational and Systems Biology, Clinical and Translational Science, and Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Vodovotz discusses his research in wound healing and computational modeling.

For more information about Dr. Vodovotz, click here.

For Dr. Vodovotz’s previous podcast, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:
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RMT Podcast #115 – George Christ, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes George Christ, PhD. Dr. Christ is a Professor of Regenerative Medicine, Translational Science, Urology and Physiology and Pharmacology Core Faculty Member at Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences. Dr. Christ discusses his research in musculoskeletal tissue engineering as well as his work in bladder regeneration.

For more information about Dr. Christ, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #114 – John Foster, BSc, PhD, CBiol, FlBiol

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes John Foster, BSc(Hons), PhD, CBiol, FIBiol. Dr. Foster is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales, Australia.  Dr. Foster discusses his research to produce an innovative technology for improved nerve repair by using a new surgical bioadhesive that overcomes the disadvantages associated with current surgical procedures.

For more information about Dr. Foster, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:
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RMT Podcast #113 – Bruno Péault, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Bruno Péault, PhD. Dr. Péault is Professor and Chair at the University of Edinburgh, Center for Vascular Science, and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA. Dr. Péault discusses the use of stem cells in research and how far our knowledge of stem cells have come.

For more information about Dr. Peault, click here.

Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #112 – Steven Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA. Dr. Wolf is a Research Physiologist at the Atlanta Vision Loss Center and Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Medicine, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine. He is also Professor of Health and Elder Care in the Nell Woodruff Hodgson School of Nursing at Emory University.  Dr. Wolf discusses his work in Regenerative Rehabilitation and the importance of educating clinicians in the field.

For more information about Dr. Wolf, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:
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